Graduate from an accredited senior high school or GED equivalent. Possess a valid driverís license. Must be a US citizen and be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to work rotating shift assignments.
Knowledge of the responsibilities of APSO, as well as the geography of Assumption Parish. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Effectively cope with stressful situations. Ability to read, interpret and communicate proper dispatch codes and signals. Must be able to recall and communicate details.
Physical Requirements: Requires the physical dexterity needed to type in a proficient manner. Ability to sit for an extended period of time. Must have clear vision. Must be able to hear and speak clearly. Must be able to enter information into the computer system while answering calls and dispatching